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Research Methods: Concepts and Connections

Hardback, 14/06/2013, £54.99
Research Methods: Concepts and Connections, offers students clear and compelling explanations and examples drawn from cutting-edge research from across the subfields of psychology. Readers come away with an unparalleled understanding of behavioral research practice in today's world and how those skills apply to everyday life.

Analysing Qualitative Data in Psychology

Paperback, 18/03/2016, £36.99
A practical text providing guidance from experts as well as a comparison of the different methods to help students decide the right approach.

Doing action research in your own organization

Paperback, 11/11/2004, £22.99
Doing Action Research in Your Own Organization - Second Edition is an essential starting point for any student or researcher about to embark on an action research project in the fields of organization studies, health studies and education studies.

Analysing qualitative data & Psychology

Paperback, 25/10/2007, £29.99
Equips students and researchers in psychology and the social sciences to carry out qualitative data analysis, focusing on four major methods. To help students and researchers make informed methodological choices about their own research, this book addresses data collection and the writing up of research using each method.

Social Research Methods

7, 14/03/2006, £20.99
Social Research Methods provides student readers with essential help with their research project, with revising for their course exams, preparing and writing course assessment materials, and enhancing and progressing their knowledge and thinking skills in line with course requirements on Research Methods courses.

Social Network Analysis 3ed

Paperback, 19/11/2012, £30.99
Providing both a theoretical and practical introduction for readers at all levels, this third edition has been fully updated to take account of all developments in this fast-paced and exciting field.

How to Read Journal Articles in the Social Sciences

Paperback, 19/03/2012, £17.99
This is an easy to follow guide that explains a tried and tested strategy for reading social science journal articles.

Neuroscience for Teachers: Applying Research Evidence from Brain Science

Paperback, 18/09/2017, £18.99
Expertly unpacks, in an easy-to-read and instantly useable way, what every teacher needs to know about the brain and how we really learn - and what that suggests for how they should teach.

What Is Discourse Analysis?

Paperback, 20/06/2013, £19.99
What is Discourse Analysis? provides an accessible introduction and practical guide to discourse analysis in the social sciences and related disciplines. It traces the role of discourse analysis from daily social interactions to how it can be successfully applied to research projects.

Conducting Case Study Research for Business and Management Students

Paperback, 05/12/2017, £22.99
This concise and practical guide explores the use of case studies as a method for conducting research in a business and management Masters dissertation.

Doing a Literature Review: Releasing the Social Science Research Imagination 2e

Paperback, 18/01/2018, £27.99
In combining a critical, philosophical approach with an expertly selected body of practical examples, the Second Edition of Chris Hart's landmark text provides both the intellectual understanding and the technical skills required to produce sophisticated, robust literature reviews of the very highest standard.

Basics of Item Response Theory Using R

Hardback, 18/05/2017, £69.99
This graduate-level textbook is a tutorial for item response theory that covers both the basics of item response theory and the use of R for preparing graphical presentation in writings about the theory.

Professional Capital: Transforming Teaching in Every School

Paperback, 15/04/2012, £36.50
In this latest and most important collaboration, renowned educators Andy Hargreaves and Michael Fullan set out a groundbreaking new agenda to transform the future of teaching and public education. Ideas-driven, evidence-based, and strategically powerful, this combats the tired arguments and stereotypes of teachers and teaching.

Critical Statistics: Seeing Beyond the Headlines

Paperback, 04/10/2018, £20.99
Awarded the 2019 Most Promising New Textbook Award by the Textbook & Academic Authors Association. This accessible and entertaining new textbook provides students with the knowledge and skills they need to understand the barrage of numbers encountered in their everyday lives and studies.

Doing Qualitative Research in Psychology: A Practical Guide 2ed

Paperback, 27/12/2018, £31.99
Beginning with ethics and quality and moving through to literature reviews, methodologies, analysis and writing up research reports, this 'how to' manual introduces the reader to foundational concepts and the key skills they need to complete their qualitative psychological research project.

Introduction to Forensic Psychology: Research and Application 5ed

Paperback, 20/04/2018, £96.00
Written by authors with extensive experience in the field and in the classroom, the fifth edition of this text includes updated research and coverage of current issues, using real life-examples and case law discussions to define and explore forensic psychology.

Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis: Theory, Method and Research

Paperback, 01/12/2005, £34.99
Interpretative phenomenological analysis is an increasingly popular approach to qualitative inquiry. This book is both a comprehensive guide and source book for the method.

Introducing Qualitative Research in Psychology: Adventures in Theory and Method 3ed

Paperback, 01/06/2013, £36.99
This vital student resource takes six different approaches to qualitative methods and discusses the techniques to use these in research.

Doing a Literature Search: A Comprehensive Guide for the Social Sciences

Paperback, 15/05/2001, £29.99
This book provides a practical and comprehensive guide to searching the literature on any topic within the social sciences.

Do it Yourself Social Research

Paperback, 15/08/2011, £24.99
A best selling methodology book for almost three decades, Do It Yourself Social Research helps researchers incorporate all other relevant stakeholders including clients, students, professional staff, community groups, and other novice researchers into the research process in a no-nonsense, hands-on fashion.

From Postgraduate to Social Scientist

Paperback, 18/02/2006, £27.99
Suitable for any postgraduate or new researcher who is interested in a career in the social sciences, this book describes the skills needed for success in moving from being a student to becoming an academic or professional social scientist.

Introduction to Research Methods in Psychology 4ed

Paperback, 01/05/2014, £38.99

Doing Psychological Research £26.99

Paperback, 01/10/2000, £33.99
Helps students grasp the concepts and provides them with a 'toolkit' for carrying out their own projects. This book is divided into data-gathering and analytical sections, and covers the main methods used in psychology for each of these purposes. It includes exercises, worked examples of statistical tests, and self-assessment questions.

Using Biographical Methods in Social Research

Paperback, 18/05/2009, £34.99
The book's pedagogical features, practical focus and cross disciplinary theoretical perspective makes this an interesting, accessible and interactive as well as a provocative textbook for students and researchers

Experimental Design and Statistics for Psychology

Paperback, 16/12/2005, £31.25
Experimental Design and Statistics for Psychology: A First Course is a concise, straighforward and accessible introduction to the design of psychology experiments and the statistical tests used to make sense of their results. * Makes abundant use of charts, diagrams and figures. * Assumes no prior knowledge of statistics.

Carrying out investigations in psychology: methods and statistics

Paperback, 29/01/1995, £38.50
This is a complete text combining practical data collection, research and statistical analysis, plus how to write up reports. Both qualitative and quantitative approaches are discussed in-depth. This is an essential all-in-one text for students undertaking practical courses in AS/A2 psychology and undergraduates.

Doing Mental Health Research With Children and Adolescents

Paperback, 25/09/2014, £28.99
Whether a research student or experienced researcher, this book explains how to conceptualise and ethically conduct research, analyse and theorise from multiple perspectives, and disseminate and publish.

Basic SPSS Tutorial

Paperback, 21/04/2015, £25.99
This book provides the very basics for understanding SPSS and how to use it when analyzing data, and contains a number of examples of how to work with Versions 20-23.

Introduction to Research Methods and Data Analysis in Psychology 3ed

Paperback, 27/06/2013, £42.99
This is a comprehensive introduction to research methods and data analysis. The book assumes no previous knowledge of research methods or psychology and provides an accessible and jargon-free way into this frequently difficult topic area.

Social Research

Paperback, 01/04/2010, £30.99
This text successfully bridges the gap between theory and methods in social research, bringing understanding of the dynamics of social relations.

Doing Your Social Science Dissertat

Paperback, 13/05/2009, £21.99
This book will help social science students with successful completion of their dissertation. A truly practical, step-by-step guide which will take students through the whole process from start to finish.

SPSS Statistics For Dummies

Paperback, 03/07/2015, £24.99
The ultimate beginner's guide to SPSS and statistical analysis SPSS Statistics For Dummies is the fun and friendly guide to mastering SPSS. This book contains everything you need to know to get up and running quickly with this industry-leading software, with clear, helpful guidance on working with both the software and your data.

Interview Research in Political Science

Paperback, 24/04/2013, £23.99
A vital resource for graduate students in political science that provides discipline-specific training in selecting interviewees, conducting interviews, and using the data thus collected.

Introducing Psychological Research 3ed

Paperback, 27/11/2007, £40.99
This edition provides full summaries of the most important psychological research studies and includes an expanded section on methodology. The studies have been selected to highlight the major areas of psychology and studies are grouped under headings of social, developmental, cognitive and biological psychology.

Publishing your Psychology Research

Paperback, 30/07/2001, £34.99
Publishing Your Psychology Research

Study Skills for Psychology: Succeeding in Your Degree

Paperback, 18/05/2006, £22.99
Helping you to meet a range of study skills, this book tells you how to get the most from your lectures, exam preparation and project development, right through to contemplating and investigating future career options.

Understanding and using Statistics in Psychology

Paperback, 21/03/2007, £36.99
The perfect introductory resource, Understanding and Using Statistics in Psychology will guide any student new to statistics effortlessly through the process of test selection and analysis.

Politics of Social Research

7, 09/03/1995, £41.99
Recent years have seen a growing range of challenges to the idea that research should be governed by the principle of value neutrality. In this stimulating and often controversial book, Martyn Hammersley weighs the arguments offered in support of these positions.

Rethinking methods in psychology

Paperback, 07/09/1995, £39.99
The widespread rejection of conventional theory and method has led to the evolution of different ways to gather and analyze psychological data. This text provides a guide to key effective methods, for example, semi-structured interviews, grounded theory, and discourse analysis.

Extending Social Research

Paperback, 01/12/2006, £25.99
This book is about the application, implementation and publication of social research. It focuses on the tasks of making findings available and ensuring that applied social research makes a difference to people's lives.

Simulation for the Social Scientist 2ed

Paperback, 01/02/2005, £30.99
Details the common approaches to social simulation, to provide social scientists with an appreciation of the literature and allow those with some programming skills to create their own simulations. This book presents the techniques of building computer simulations to assist understanding of social and economic issues and problems.

Unobtrusive Methods in Social Research

7, 01/07/2000, £29.99
Offers a discussion of the role of unobtrusive methods in social research. This book explores the theoretical underpinnings of Webb et al's approach. It examines some of the ethical issues raised by the use of unobtrusive methods in social research. It also features a discussion of using the Internet as a tool for unobtrusive research.

Studying Psychology 2ed

Paperback, 24/08/2007, £26.99
Studying Psychology is designed to provide students with skills and strategies for writing essays, undertaking psychological research and using statistics in psychology. This second edition contains a number of new extended sections including updating research, extending research methods and statistics methods.

Introducing data and research in psychology

Paperback, 20/05/1999, £19.99
This book shows how research design and data analysis are attainable and useful skills. It introduces both experimental and non-experimental methods of research and the analysis of data using both descriptive and inferential statistics.

Contextualism in Psycholocical Research

Paperback, 09/09/1999, £62.00
Providing a critical evaluation of the assets and limitations of contextualism for doing research in psychology and education, the authors compare contextualism, modified contextualism and mechanism as approaches to doing science, as well as their merits in studying closed versus open systems.

Cohort Analysis

Paperback, 16/02/2005, £17.99
Cohort Analysis, Second Edition covers the basics of the cohort approach to studying aging, social, and cultural change. This volume also critiques several commonly used (but flawed) methods of cohort analysis, and illustrates appropriate methods with analyses of personal happiness and attitudes toward premarital and extramarital sexual relations. Finally, the book describes the major sources of suitable data for cohort studies and gives the criteria for appropriate data.

SPSS for Psychologists 6ed

Paperback, 29/04/2016, £32.99
This new, thoroughly updated edition of the hugely popular 'SPSS for Psychologists' includes revisions throughout - in line with the latest version of IBM SPSS software - as well as a whole new section on syntax. A new companion website features questions and further resources to help students and teachers get the most out of SPSS and the book.

Doing Your Qualitative Psychology Project

Paperback, 22/03/2012, £28.99
While there are a number of books on qualitative psychological research, this book is unique as it leads students step-by-step through the process of using qualitative research for doing your project and writing your report.

Understanding Social Statistics

7, 18/01/2006, £39.99
Helping to take the fear out of the use of numbers in social research, the Second Edition of this bestselling textbook introduces students to statistics as a powerful means of revealing patterns in human behaviour. The book is full of up-to-date examples and illustrations using the latest SPSS software.
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